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Livermore outlets expanded center opens, making it largest in California

San Francisco Premium Outlets in Livermore opened its 185,000-square-foot expansion Thursday, making it the largest outlet...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2015
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Danville artist featured in new 'Inside and Out' exhibit

Visitors to the Harrington Art Gallery for the next month will have the chance to view art created "Inside and Out" by a...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2015
Last comment by brianwilkins54, on Aug 20, 2015 at 6:52 am | 1 comment | 785 Views

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School board talks instructional technology, new state testing

The San Ramon Valley school board got a taste last week of the work teachers are doing to incorporate modern technology into...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2015
Last comment by BethanyBlakey, on Feb 18, 2015 at 1:45 pm | 4 comments | 1741 Views

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Confused About Movie Reviews?

I appreciate the movie reviews in the DE, but I find myself wondering about the star rating system. I don't see a range associated...

Original post made by Diane on Oct. 12, 2014
Last comment by Diane, on Oct 14, 2014 at 3:12 pm | 2 comments | 188 Views

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Actor Robin Williams dies; made his mark in Danville with 'Mrs. Doubtfire'

Actor Robin Williams, who was found dead at his Bay Area home Monday, left his mark in Danville in the early-1990s with the...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2014
Last comment by Gregg, on Aug 27, 2014 at 11:39 pm | 1 comment | 1785 Views

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Danville author takes critical look at Catholic Church

Danville author Harry G. Michaels has announced the nationwide release of his newest work, "Reflections on the Pedagogy of...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2014
Last comment by Dan, on Jul 12, 2014 at 7:36 am | 9 comments | 1772 Views

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America should be seen

Just saw the movie "America" in downtown Walnut Creek. It is highly thought-provoking. Conservatives should want to see...

Original post made by Phil Erupp on Jul. 5, 2014
Last comment by Derek, on Jul 7, 2014 at 6:26 pm | 1 comment | 238 Views

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New Children's Book Highlights Shelter Pets

A new book by local San Ramon author Fern Dahlstrom highlights a homeless tabby cat named Charlie and his journey to find...

Original post made by F. Dahlstrom on Dec. 12, 2012
Last comment by Cathy, on Dec 17, 2012 at 6:54 am | 4 comments | 1403 Views

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Learn the secrets of da Vinci on Friday

Spend an evening with historian Ross King at Rakestraw Books (550 Hartz Ave.) on Friday, Nov. 9. In his compelling new book,...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2012
Last comment by JRM, on Nov 5, 2012 at 12:04 pm | 2 comments | 1458 Views

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Attend a special reading of 'Nda Ku Ona: I See You with My Heart'

Join VoiceFlame for a special reading of "Nda Ku Ona: I See You with My Heart," presented from 6:45-8 p.m. on Thursday, Aug....

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2012
Last comment by Reba, on Aug 30, 2012 at 9:48 am | 1 comment | 1625 Views

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Sheriff Rupf announces retirement

Veteran Contra Costa County Sheriff Warren Rupf has announced that he will not be seeking another term in office, sparking...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2012
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'Moneyball' screening at Bishop Ranch 1 tonight

See the stars under the stars. Grab your family and friends and enjoy a special showing of the movie "Moneyball," starring...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2012
Last comment by Bishop Ranch, on Aug 9, 2012 at 8:18 am | 3 comments | 1547 Views

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'Rome' review spot-on

Your review of Woody Allen's latest was on-the-mark. The vignettes were shallow, the acting terrible, Allen himself grossly...

Original post made by Cecil B. on Jul. 2, 2012
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Tickets are available to meet CityRead author starting today

CityRead will conclude with a special presentation featuring this year's CityRead book ("Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2011
Last comment by Isabel Lau, on Sep 20, 2011 at 6:54 am | 1 comment | 2072 Views

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Streetwise: What are you reading this summer?

Whether you're catching up on all your Harry Potter books in anticipation of the last film or are nose-deep in historical...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2011
Last comment by Ralph N. Shirlet, on Jul 15, 2011 at 7:00 am | 1 comment | 2009 Views

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Stallone Trivia

Yep, Sylvester Stallone starred in a very popular movie, "First Blood," in 1982. It was so popular that they came out with...

Original post made by Alamo Ron on Jun. 21, 2011
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Danville police are freezin' for a reason

The Danville Police Department will be taking the Polar Bear Plunge for the third year with Special Olympics Northern California...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2011
Last comment by asdf, on Feb 5, 2011 at 12:14 pm | 1 comment | 2496 Views

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Times Book Club Redux Meeting Tonight!

Reminder -- We are meeting at 7PM tonight at Towne Center Books in Pleasanton to discuss "One Day," by David Nicholls. We...

Original post made by Danilo on Jan. 10, 2011
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Times Book Club Redux - November Meeting!

We are refugees from Lynn Carey's former Times Book Club. We meet every six to eight weeks at an independent bookstore in...

Original post made by Danilo on Oct. 18, 2010
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Pick up your copy of 'Highest Duty' today at the library

Flight 1549 and its dramatic landing on the Hudson River caught the world's attention in 2009. Join residents of Danville...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2010
Last comment by Bob Landy, on Sep 29, 2010 at 11:46 am | 1 comment | 2686 Views
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